Scholarships applicants must be the child or dependent of a current employee whose company is a member of the Railway Supply Institute or one of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA). The CMA includes the Air Brake Association, Inc. (ABA), the International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO), the League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS), and Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA).
The 2014-2015 application deadline is May 31, 2014; winners will be announced in June. Information on the scholarship program is available at http://rsiweb.org/rsi-scholarship. The application and additional eligibility requirements can be found at http://rsiweb.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/scholarship-f14s15-f.pdf.
“Thanks to the generosity of our scholarship fund donors, we have increased the amount of each 2014-2015 scholarship from $3,000 to $5,000,” said RSI Scholarship Manager Amanda Patrick. “Last year, 10 students were awarded the RSI Scholarship in a variety of different areas of study, with two of those scholarships sponsored by MARTS). As college degrees become more valuable and more expensive, the RSI Scholarship Program is more important than ever. I encourage all eligible students to apply.”